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Scaurbrae Cottage,Speddoch, Dumfries

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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Scaurbrae Cottage is a delightful 200 year old stone cottage attached to the resident owners country house. The cottage is equipped to a high standard and situated in the beautiful Cairn Valley. All the rooms have views of the lovely garden and open countryside. The garden is a haven for red squirrels, deer and many varieties of birds. Red Kites are regularly seen soaring above the cottage.
On the ground floor there is a sitting room with 2 sofas and a chair, kitchen with dining table and bathroom with shower over the bath. Upstairs are 2 large bedrooms one with a double bed , the other with twin single beds. A further bed can be provided if require.
Set in a lovely rural location yet only 15 minutes from Dumfries it is the perfect location to discover not only the stunning countryside, towns and villages that Dumfries and Galloway has to...
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Listing #HL7161719
About the Owner
Carole M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Generally we are available to welcome our guests, although occasionally this may not be possible. We will always contact our guests in advance of their arrival to ensure that they are fully aware of the key and welcome arrangements , also our contact details if by chance we need to be away from home. We are very happy to provide guests with information about the local area and give them advice on places to visit etc.
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

Our first visit to this area and we loved it. Very beautiful scenery. The cottage was perfect for the four of us (and our dogs) ad we will definitely be visiting again for a longer break. Our hosts were very kind and we loved the...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this beautifully decorated cottage. The hosts, Carol and Derek, made us feel very welcome. We enjoyed the delicious shortbread and fresh bread baked by Carol on our arrival.The cottage has all that’s needed-it’s a home from home. Carol was...More

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scaurbrae, VR Owner at Scaurbrae Cottage,Speddoch, Dumfries, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

We are do glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We enjoyed meeting you all. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday . Would love to see you here again sometime in the future!

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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile


scaurbrae, VR Owner at Scaurbrae Cottage,Speddoch, Dumfries, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017


  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Generally we say that two pets are welcome at the cottage, however we will consider more by arrangement .
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
    1 Crib
    3 Twins
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About the neighbourhood
Scaurbrae Cottage is situated in a rural location, surrounded by open countryside, woodland and hills. The fields surrounding the cottage are home to sheep, lambs and cattle, including the world renowned Belted Galloway Cattle and of course our resident Shetland pony!.
The hills offer many tracks and trails for walkers with outstanding views. The Cairn Water is just 500 metres from the property, fishing permits are available locally. The Cairn is a tributary for the River Nith, well known for its salmon fishing.
Ellisland , once home to Robert Burns is open to the public and just 5 miles away.
Visitors to the cottage are always amazed at how tranquil the immediate surroundings are despite being only 15 mins from Dumfries.
Getting around
A car is the best way to get around in Dumfries and Galloway, although there are local , limited bus services.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Glasgow: 96.0 km
Railway: Dumfries: 14.0 km
The closest airports to the cottage are Glasgow and Edinburgh. A car would be desirable for your holiday at Scaurbrae, although there is a limited bus service that links the cottage with Dumfries, Moniave and Thornhill.
Dumfries has a mainline station.
Cycling is also a possibility as the cottage is situated on the local cycle routes.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 30.0 km.
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